Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookie Recipe
Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookie Recipe

The vanilla bean sugar cookie you will fall for this season! These soft and chewy cookies with the rich vanilla bean flavor make you want more. This recipe will become your new go-to for the upcoming holiday season. 



 1 cup of sugar

 ¾ cup butter, softened

 2 Native Vanilla Beans

 1 large egg

 2 cups all-purpose flour

 1 tsp baking powder

 ¼ tsp salt




 1 cup of sugar

 ½ teaspoon vanilla




  1. Combine 1 cup sugar and ½ a teaspoon of vanilla in a bowl.
  2. Spread onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet
  3. Let it sit for 4 hours or until it is dry
  4. Put mix through a strainer to remove lumps
  5. Set aside until later.


Now it’s time for the main show.

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Add 1 cup sugar and ¾ cup butter in a bowl. Mix, scraping the bowl often, until creamy.
  3. Split the vanilla beans in half to expose the seeds. Kitchen scissors make this process clean and simple.
  4. Scrape the seeds out and add them to the butter mixture. Add egg and continue to mix until it is all mixed.
  5. Add flour, baking powder, and salt. Continue to stir until it is all well mixed.
  6. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Dip the top of the dough into water, then into vanilla sugar.
  7. Place the cookies two inches apart onto cookie sheets.
  8. Bake 8-14 minutes.

 Let them sit and enjoy with a nice glass of milk!

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